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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/4] mini-os: initial ARM support

I will keep it in mind.
Thank you.

On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 9:12 PM, Thomas Leonard <talex5@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 5 June 2014 19:07, Oleksandr Tyshchenko
<oleksandr.tyshchenko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Oleksandr,
>> The "proposed" branch currently contain's only Karim Raslan's initial
>> ARM work. I have a series of patches on top of this (on the next
>> branch), but I was planning to get this initial support in first.
>> Possibly my "Fixed initialisation code" commit should be merged with
>> Karim's code into a single patch. On the other hand, it might be
>> clearer to keep them separate (especially for other people who have
>> built on Karim's original work, e.g. I see on github that Jonathan
>> Daugherty has a fork from there).
> I have applied your commit "Fixed initialisation code" on top of "proposed"
> branch -> Mini-OS boots without crashes
> and works as expected. It is very important commit!)
> I have only one question. Why do you use those addresses for GIC for now:
> Â Â gic.gicd_base = (char *)0x2c001000ULL;
> Â Â gic.gicc_base = (char *)0x2c002000ULL;

The commit "Get GIC addresses from FDT" should fix that for you.

> With this I have a hypervisor crash(
> I let the Mini-OS to read them from cpu regs. And in my case they are:
> - 0x48211000
> - 0x48212000
>> > Also, could you, please, explain me some generic things about Mini-OS:
>> > 1. Is HAVE_LIBC a necessary config? I mean if I build Mini-OS without
>> > proper
>> > LIBC support will the Mini-OS to operate fully
>> > (are there any restrictions?)
>> You only need HAVE_LIBC if you want to use your own libc. Without
>> HAVE_LIBC, minios provides its own versions of some basic functions
>> (memcmp, sprintf, etc). Mirage works without it, for example.
> OK. It is clear.
> Thank you.
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